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At the 1956 Winter Olympics held in Cortina d'Ampezzomarker, Italymarker, one ice hockey event was held: men's ice hockey. This tournament was also counted as IIHF World Championship and IIHF European Championship. For World Championships Pool B matches were also played (perhaps, some sort of the consolation round) between GDRmarker, Norwaymarker and Belgiummarker in Berlinmarker. Games were held at the Stadio Olympicamarker.

Medalists

Gold: Silver: Bronze:

Nikolai Puchkov
Grigory Mkrtychan
Nikolaï Sologubov
Dmitry Ukolov
Ivan Tregubov
Genrikh Sidorenkov
Alfred Kuchevsky
Yevgeny Babich
Viktor Shuvalov
Vsevolod Bobrov
Yuri Krylov
Aleksandr Uvarov
Valentin Kuzin
Yuri Pantjukhov
Aleksey Guryshev
Nikolay Khlystov
Viktor Nikiforov


















Willard Ikola
Don Rigazio
Richard Rodenheiser
Daniel McKinnon
Ed Sampson
John Matchefts
Richard Meredith
Dick Dougherty
Ken Purpur
John Mayasich
Bill Cleary
Wellington Burtnett
Wendell Anderson
Gene Campbell
Gordon Christian
Weldon Olson
John Petroske


















Denis Brodeur
Keith Woodall
Floyd Martin
Howie Lee
Art Hurst
Jack McKenzie
James Logan
Paul Knox
Donald Rope
Byrle Klinck
Bill Colvin
Gerry Théberge
Alfred Horne
Charlie Brooker
George Scholes
Bob White
Ken Laufman

















Preliminary round (Pool A for WC)

Top two teams (shaded ones) from each group earned a right to play for 1st-6th places.

Group A

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1 3 3 0 0 30 1 6
2 3 1 1 1 9 6 3
3 3 0 1 2 5 7 2
4 3 0 2 1 2 32 1


  • January 26
    • Canada 4-0 Germany (UTG)
    • Italy 2-2 Austria


  • January 27
    • Italy 2-2 Germany (UTG)
    • Canada 23-0 Austria


  • January 28
    • Germany (UTG) 7-0 Austria
    • Italy 1-3 Canada


Group B

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1 2 2 0 0 12 6 4
2 2 1 1 0 7 4 2
3 2 0 2 0 3 12 0


  • January 27
    • Czechoslovakia 4-3 USA


  • January 28
    • USA 4-0 Poland


  • January 29
    • Czechoslovakia 8-3 Poland


Group C

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1 2 2 0 0 15 4 4
2 2 1 1 0 7 10 2
3 2 0 2 0 8 16 0


  • January 27
    • USSR 5-1 Sweden


  • January 28
    • Sweden 6-5 Switzerland


  • January 29
    • USSR 10-3 Switzerland


Final round

Games for 1st-6th places

First place team wins gold, second silver and third bronze.

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1 5 5 0 0 25 5 10
2 5 4 1 0 26 12 8
3 5 3 2 0 23 11 6
4 5 1 3 1 10 17 3
5 5 1 4 0 20 30 2
6 5 0 4 1 6 35 1


  • January 30
    • USA 7-2 Germany (UTG)
    • Canada 6-3 Czechoslovakia
    • USSR 4-1 Sweden


  • January 31
    • USSR 8-0 Germany (UTG)
    • Sweden 5-0 Czechoslovakia
    • USA 4-1 Canada


  • February 1
    • USA 6-1 Sweden


  • February 2
    • Canada 10-0 Germany (UTG)
    • USSR 7-4 Czechoslovakia


  • February 3
    • Czechoslovakia 9-3 Germany (UTG)
    • Canada 6-2 Sweden
    • USSR 4-0 USA


  • February 4
    • USSR 2-0 Canada
    • Germany (UTG) 1-1 Sweden
    • USA 9-4 Czechoslovakia


Games for 7th-10th places

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
7 3 3 0 0 21 7 6
8 3 2 1 0 12 10 4
9 3 1 2 0 12 18 2
10 3 0 3 0 9 19 0


  • January 31
    • Switzerland 7-4 Austria


  • February 1
    • Poland 6-2 Switzerland
    • Italy 8-2 Austria


  • February 2
    • Italy 8-3 Switzerland
    • Poland 4-3 Austria


  • February 3
    • Italy 5-2 Poland


Leading scorers

Rk Team GP G A Pts
1 James Logan 8 7 5 12
1 Paul Knox 8 7 5 12
3 Vsevolod Bobrov 7 9 2 11
3 Gerry Theberge 8 9 2 11
5 Jack McKenzie 8 7 4 11
6 John Mayasich 7 7 3 10
6 Alexei Guryshev 7 3 3 10
8 Vlastimil Bubník 7 5 4 9
9 George Scholes 8 5 3 8
10 Viktor Shuvalov 7 5 2 7


Final ranking



References




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